MAN LAN is a high-performance exchange point in New York City that supports Layer 2 Ethernet connections to facilitate peering among U.S. and international research and education (R&E) networks. The exchange point, built at 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY is a collaborative effort of:
- Internet2 – providing program management and operational oversight
- NYSERNet (The New York State Education and Research Network) – providing Manhattan collocation facilities, and metropolitan fiber resources
- The Global Research NOC at Indiana University – providing engineering support and daily technical operation of the MAN LAN exchange point.